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May 2017 Today (30/05/2017) will see the opening of our brand new state-of-the-art Translational Research Facility dedicated to research in Obesity and Metabolic diseases.


May 2017 We have been running a study involving healthy thin people - understanding the genes for thinness could pave the way for new treatments for obesity. A website for the study has just gone live - you can find it at


Apr 2015

Facebook - MC4R Group


Exciting news: we are now on Facebook!


One of our MC4R patients has set up a MC4R patient and family support group. It is a 'Private' group so if you are interested, you will have to request to join the group.



If you are interested and already on Facebook, you can just click on the link above or you can search for the group and then request to join. All posts from members of the group are private and can only be seen by other members. Join now!